Tag: Farish Street

Revitalizing Jackson, Mississippi’s Farish Street One Pig Ear Sandwich at a Time

Holding a pig ear sandwich with a bite taken out. Taken at Big Apple Inn on Farish Street in Jackson, Mississippi

For anyone who embarks on a trip along the Civil Rights Trail looking to better understand the civil rights movement, perhaps one of the most overlooked but telling places is Jackson, Mississippi’s Farish Street. Sitting just north of downtown Jackson, Farish Street was once a thriving African-American neighborhood known as “Little Harlem”.  By the early… Read more »